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Today’s Dam Busters

Operation Chastise took place in May 1943. If that doesn’t ring a bell, how about the Dam Busters, the name given to the squadron that carried out a daring air raid on dams in Germany’s industrial...

Technology in the classroom

The government’s STEMcat programme aims to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics by providing material, resources and teacher training

IRISH AND PROFANE

Hilarious situations and marvellous dialogues, as well as memorable performances from a group of unknown young actors, are enough reasons to give a second chance to the British series Derry Girls, which...

A very DARK future

If a populist politician says on television at peak viewing hours that he “doesn’t give a crap” about the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, we know what to expect. And that is how the miniseries Years...

Maspons the useful

MNAC national gallery has major retrospective of Catalan photographer’s work, with 500 of his images, including some that have barely or never been seen before

In the art factory

New director Joana Hurtado wants to turn the Fabra i Coats arts centre into a place for “new and different ways of making and experiencing today’s art”

A feminist revolution in art

An exhibition at Barcelona’s CCCB links the pioneers of the 1970s activist movement and its inheritors today

Five months of JAZZ

Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, Ron Carter and Andrea Motis are just some of the top names due on stage at Barcelona’s 51st International Jazz Festival

A classic autumn

Temporada Alta festival director Salvador Sunyer reverts to a blend of classic, universal and Catalan references to tackle the disorientation gripping today’s society

All about theatre hopping

Many companies, directors and artists alternate between different venues in the upcoming season aiming to make the most of audiences and maximise ticket sales